• Legacy runner has raced in all 45 River Bank Runs

    6 days ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Legacy runner Karl Schmidt says you can credit, or maybe blame, the running craze of the 1970's for his start in the River Bank Run.
    He and a group of friends were at a bar after work and decided to run Grand Rapids' first-ever 25k. They did a practice run of 5 miles and after that, only he and one other guy did the race. Schmidt did more training before the race the next couple of years to improve his time, then says it became a challenge to see if he could do it every year.
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